The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / London
Rank 348 382 312
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -70
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 50 33 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.38% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 70
Median daily rate £485 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £544 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8387 8591 9541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.21% 41.01% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5607 5595 6368
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 149 205
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 11 £433 +3.28% 5
Brentford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 67 (84.81%) Cisco
2 66 (83.54%) Firewall
3 59 (74.68%) CheckPoint
4 42 (53.16%) Juniper
5 35 (44.30%) Wireless
5 35 (44.30%) Finance
6 34 (43.04%) Network Security
7 33 (41.77%) VPN
8 32 (40.51%) WAN
9 31 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (39.24%) F5
10 29 (36.71%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (35.44%) LAN
12 25 (31.65%) CCNP
13 23 (29.11%) Fortinet
13 23 (29.11%) Palo Alto
14 22 (27.85%) Aruba
15 19 (24.05%) Change Management
16 17 (21.52%) Citrix
17 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (18.99%) JNCIS
18 15 (18.99%) JNCIP
18 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
18 15 (18.99%) DNS
18 15 (18.99%) Project Management
18 15 (18.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
19 14 (17.72%) BGP
19 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
19 14 (17.72%) CCIE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (5.06%) Confluence
1 4 (5.06%) FileNet
2 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) JBoss
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) GitHub
4 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (83.54%) Firewall
2 35 (44.30%) Wireless
3 34 (43.04%) Network Security
4 33 (41.77%) VPN
5 32 (40.51%) WAN
6 29 (36.71%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (35.44%) LAN
8 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (18.99%) DNS
10 14 (17.72%) BGP
10 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
11 13 (16.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (15.19%) DHCP
12 12 (15.19%) IPsec
13 10 (12.66%) BIG-IP
14 9 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (11.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (11.39%) OSPF
15 8 (10.13%) MPLS
16 6 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.06%) JMeter
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.27%) French Language
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Architect
3 12 (15.19%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Network Architect
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Consultant
6 8 (10.13%) Network Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Network Security Specialist
8 6 (7.59%) Network Specialist
8 6 (7.59%) Security Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Network Security Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) JSON
1 4 (5.06%) Spring
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) J2EE
2 3 (3.80%) REST
2 3 (3.80%) RESTful
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
1 15 (18.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) CMDB
2 3 (3.80%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Solaris
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Change Management
2 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
2 15 (18.99%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL
4 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
5 7 (8.86%) Network Management
5 7 (8.86%) Service Management
6 6 (7.59%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.59%) Migration
7 5 (6.33%) High Availability
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.06%) OCR
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Validation
9 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.80%) Open Source
9 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) Java
2 4 (5.06%) Python
3 3 (3.80%) PHP
4 2 (2.53%) C
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (31.65%) CCNP
3 15 (18.99%) JNCIP
3 15 (18.99%) JNCIS
4 14 (17.72%) CCIE
5 8 (10.13%) CCNA
6 4 (5.06%) CCSE
7 3 (3.80%) CCSA
8 2 (2.53%) CCSP
8 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CISSP
9 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) ProxySG
2 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.80%) BIND 9
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
5 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) XenServer
6 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.33%) OPNET
3 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.80%) Cacti
3 3 (3.80%) Control-M
3 3 (3.80%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.80%) SCCM
4 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (84.81%) Cisco
2 59 (74.68%) CheckPoint
3 42 (53.16%) Juniper
4 31 (39.24%) F5
5 23 (29.11%) Fortinet
5 23 (29.11%) Palo Alto
6 22 (27.85%) Aruba
7 17 (21.52%) Citrix
8 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.46%) SolarWinds
10 9 (11.39%) Infoblox
10 9 (11.39%) Riverbed
10 9 (11.39%) TippingPoint
10 9 (11.39%) VMware
11 8 (10.13%) FireEye
12 6 (7.59%) HP
13 5 (6.33%) NetScout
13 5 (6.33%) Symantec
13 5 (6.33%) Tufin
14 4 (5.06%) Remedy
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